Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 232 241
Rank change year-on-year +80 +9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,679 1,045 2,065
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.38% 1.48% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.60% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,493 789 1,531
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £34,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,875
90th Percentile £102,500 £98,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 105,191 65,318 134,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.45% 92.38% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 71,704 52,852 107,080
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 2,136 £60,000 - 343
London +64 1,155 £70,000 - 137
UK excluding London +46 1,045 £50,000 - 230
Work from Home +63 616 £62,716 +0.18% 56
South East +65 311 £50,422 +0.84% 61
North of England +6 251 £52,500 +23.53% 46
East of England +84 156 £57,500 -8.00% 25
Midlands -29 131 £47,500 -20.83% 51
North West +6 120 £58,000 +10.48% 21
Yorkshire -9 99 £52,500 +31.25% 18
South West -36 90 £45,039 -1.54% 18
Scotland -16 82 £52,500 +5.00% 16
West Midlands -39 78 £52,500 -12.50% 37
East Midlands -27 52 £41,250 -36.54% 14
North East +5 32 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Wales -13 15 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Northern Ireland -25 10 £75,000 +87.50% 8

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 893 (33.33%) SQL
2 844 (31.50%) Social Skills
3 754 (28.14%) Degree
4 751 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
5 732 (27.32%) Finance
6 724 (27.03%) Analytics
7 584 (21.80%) Python
8 574 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 537 (20.04%) AWS
10 478 (17.84%) Azure
11 477 (17.81%) Project Management
12 469 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
13 455 (16.98%) Data Modelling
14 448 (16.72%) Microsoft
15 433 (16.16%) Power Platform
16 429 (16.01%) Data Quality
17 394 (14.71%) Power BI
17 394 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 389 (14.52%) Java
19 371 (13.85%) ETL
20 363 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
21 360 (13.44%) SQL Server
22 340 (12.69%) Project Delivery
23 338 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
24 335 (12.50%) Data Science
25 328 (12.24%) Data Governance
26 326 (12.17%) Oracle
27 319 (11.91%) Visualisation
28 314 (11.72%) Computer Science
29 303 (11.31%) Validation

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 279 (10.41%) SAS
2 122 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 83 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 75 (2.80%) Apache Airflow
5 62 (2.31%) CMS
6 57 (2.13%) Apache
7 54 (2.02%) Confluence
8 38 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 32 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (0.97%) IIS
11 23 (0.86%) Luigi
12 11 (0.41%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.22%) Moodle
14 6 (0.22%) Totara
15 5 (0.19%) Appian
15 5 (0.19%) JBoss
16 4 (0.15%) Documentum
17 3 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 288 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 154 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
3 89 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.37%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Smart View
9 4 (0.15%) Stata
10 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.11%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.11%) ProjectWise
11 2 (0.075%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.037%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.037%) Revit
12 1 (0.037%) SPSS
12 1 (0.037%) Weka
Business Applications
1 59 (2.20%) Oracle Clinical
2 55 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (1.16%) Shopify
4 28 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
5 27 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
6 17 (0.63%) SAP ERP
7 16 (0.60%) NetSuite
8 15 (0.56%) Sentinel
9 14 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
10 10 (0.37%) SAP MDG
11 8 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.15%) Markit EDM
14 4 (0.15%) PolarLake
14 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
14 4 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 537 (20.04%) AWS
2 478 (17.84%) Azure
3 433 (16.16%) Power Platform
4 182 (6.79%) Serverless
5 166 (6.20%) AWS Lambda
6 157 (5.86%) GCP
7 139 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
8 126 (4.70%) Amazon ECS
9 106 (3.96%) SaaS
10 82 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
11 81 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
12 70 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
13 68 (2.54%) Snowflake
14 59 (2.20%) PaaS
15 51 (1.90%) PowerApps
16 49 (1.83%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 40 (1.49%) Collibra
18 34 (1.27%) Azure Logic Apps
19 30 (1.12%) IaaS
20 26 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.61%) Internet
2 28 (1.05%) Firewall
3 26 (0.97%) FTP
4 20 (0.75%) Unified Communications
5 19 (0.71%) Network Security
6 13 (0.49%) VPN
7 11 (0.41%) IPsec
8 10 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.30%) Intranet
9 8 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.26%) Broadband
10 7 (0.26%) LAN
10 7 (0.26%) SAN
10 7 (0.26%) WAN
11 5 (0.19%) HTTP
12 4 (0.15%) NAS
13 3 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.11%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.11%) Wireless
14 2 (0.075%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (14.71%) Power BI
2 360 (13.44%) SQL Server
3 338 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
4 273 (10.19%) Relational Database
5 233 (8.70%) Big Data
6 199 (7.43%) Tableau
7 172 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
8 164 (6.12%) RDBMS
9 163 (6.08%) Data Lake
10 154 (5.75%) MySQL
11 148 (5.52%) Amazon Aurora
12 144 (5.38%) NoSQL
13 139 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 132 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 127 (4.74%) Metadata
16 122 (4.55%) Hadoop
17 112 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 70 (2.61%) Amazon Athena
19 66 (2.46%) DB2
20 53 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 140 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 97 (3.62%) JIRA
3 72 (2.69%) Gradle
4 70 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 52 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 51 (1.90%) IntelliJ
7 36 (1.34%) Bitbucket Server
8 28 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 21 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 18 (0.67%) ERwin
12 16 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.49%) webpack
14 11 (0.41%) Subversion
15 10 (0.37%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.30%) MSBuild
18 7 (0.26%) ProC
19 6 (0.22%) PHPUnit
19 6 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 844 (31.50%) Social Skills
2 732 (27.32%) Finance
3 469 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
4 394 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 231 (8.62%) Banking
6 125 (4.67%) Retail
7 118 (4.40%) Marketing
8 116 (4.33%) Presentation Skills
9 92 (3.43%) Legal
10 84 (3.14%) Organisational Skills
11 76 (2.84%) Law
12 74 (2.76%) Influencing Skills
13 69 (2.58%) Public Sector
14 54 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 45 (1.68%) Games
16 43 (1.61%) Manufacturing
17 40 (1.49%) Telecoms
18 39 (1.46%) Advertising
19 30 (1.12%) Investment Banking
20 23 (0.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 391 (14.59%) Developer
2 373 (13.92%) Data Manager
3 362 (13.51%) Analyst
4 285 (10.64%) Architect
5 239 (8.92%) Data Engineer
6 222 (8.29%) Programmer
7 209 (7.80%) Data Analyst
8 196 (7.32%) Data Architect
9 187 (6.98%) Software Engineer
10 151 (5.64%) Consultant
11 135 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
12 127 (4.74%) Java Developer
13 125 (4.67%) AWS Software Engineer
14 115 (4.29%) AWS Developer
15 112 (4.18%) Senior Manager
16 109 (4.07%) Project Manager
17 100 (3.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 89 (3.32%) Python Engineer
19 77 (2.87%) Statistical Programmer
20 73 (2.72%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (8.66%) Web Services
2 170 (6.35%) Kafka
3 125 (4.67%) gRPC
4 105 (3.92%) .NET
5 93 (3.47%) REST
6 73 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 63 (2.35%) React
8 55 (2.05%) Spring
9 48 (1.79%) HTML
10 43 (1.61%) J2EE
10 43 (1.61%) Spring Boot
11 42 (1.57%) JSON
12 41 (1.53%) XML
13 39 (1.46%) Node.js
14 38 (1.42%) CSS
15 27 (1.01%) Middleware
15 27 (1.01%) RxJS
16 26 (0.97%) Apache Beam
17 25 (0.93%) Java EE
17 25 (0.93%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 268 (10.00%) Life Science
2 242 (9.03%) Management Information System
3 139 (5.19%) Hedge funds
4 124 (4.63%) Pricing Data
5 77 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 68 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 60 (2.24%) Derivative
8 59 (2.20%) Biotechnology
9 56 (2.09%) Reference Data
10 44 (1.64%) User Experience
11 42 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 33 (1.23%) Data Centre
13 30 (1.12%) Cloud Native
13 30 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.12%) Social Media
14 28 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 27 (1.01%) iPad
16 26 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
17 22 (0.82%) NHS
17 22 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (6.87%) Windows
2 105 (3.92%) Linux
3 88 (3.28%) Unix
4 13 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
5 6 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.19%) CentOS
7 4 (0.15%) Android
7 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.15%) Solaris
8 2 (0.075%) Debian
8 2 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.037%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.037%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.037%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 724 (27.03%) Analytics
3 574 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 477 (17.81%) Project Management
5 455 (16.98%) Data Modelling
6 371 (13.85%) ETL
7 363 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
8 340 (12.69%) Project Delivery
9 335 (12.50%) Data Science
10 328 (12.24%) Data Governance
11 319 (11.91%) Visualisation
12 314 (11.72%) Computer Science
13 303 (11.31%) Validation
14 296 (11.05%) Software Engineering
15 285 (10.64%) Data Architecture
16 263 (9.82%) Migration
17 245 (9.15%) Clinical Data Management
18 233 (8.70%) Mentoring
19 232 (8.66%) Data Analysis
20 230 (8.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 893 (33.33%) SQL
2 584 (21.80%) Python
3 389 (14.52%) Java
4 147 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 131 (4.89%) C#
6 101 (3.77%) R
7 73 (2.72%) PowerShell
8 72 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 68 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 54 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 49 (1.83%) VBA
12 48 (1.79%) C
13 47 (1.75%) Scala
14 45 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.68%) VB
15 29 (1.08%) C++
16 28 (1.05%) PHP
17 26 (0.97%) SAS Macro
18 22 (0.82%) Gremlin
19 20 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 754 (28.14%) Degree
2 102 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.24%) Master's Degree
5 44 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
6 38 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.38%) PhD
8 27 (1.01%) DBS Check
9 16 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.52%) HND
11 13 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (0.45%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.34%) CISSP
13 9 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.30%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.26%) CISA
15 7 (0.26%) CISM
15 7 (0.26%) MBA
15 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (16.01%) Data Quality
2 223 (8.32%) QA
3 153 (5.71%) Good Clinical Practice
4 147 (5.49%) GDPR
5 122 (4.55%) CDISC
6 47 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 36 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (1.01%) EMIR
8 27 (1.01%) MiFID
9 20 (0.75%) HIPAA
10 17 (0.63%) GxP
11 16 (0.60%) PMO
12 14 (0.52%) SLA
13 8 (0.30%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.26%) COBIT
14 7 (0.26%) NIST
15 6 (0.22%) Accessibility
15 6 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.22%) GRC
15 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (3.10%) Docker
2 34 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.30%) LXC
6 6 (0.22%) HDFS
7 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.15%) Firmware
9 3 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.075%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.075%) iptables
10 2 (0.075%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.075%) Postfix
10 2 (0.075%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.037%) IAG
Systems Management
1 83 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.34%) Ansible
3 33 (1.23%) Terraform
4 13 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 13 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
4 13 (0.49%) Puppet
5 11 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.34%) Grafana
7 8 (0.30%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.15%) Istio
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.11%) Oozie
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.11%) RSA Archer
12 2 (0.075%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.075%) Control-M
12 2 (0.075%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.075%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 448 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 326 (12.17%) Oracle
3 113 (4.22%) SAP
4 99 (3.70%) Sybase
5 95 (3.55%) Google
6 87 (3.25%) Informatica
7 66 (2.46%) Databricks
8 62 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.61%) Teradata
10 38 (1.42%) IBM
11 37 (1.38%) Facebook
12 34 (1.27%) Alteryx
13 30 (1.12%) ServiceNow
13 30 (1.12%) Talend
14 27 (1.01%) Adobe
14 27 (1.01%) Elastic Path
15 25 (0.93%) YouTube
16 21 (0.78%) Cognos
17 19 (0.71%) VMware
18 17 (0.63%) Hyperion